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Bloomington Election Commission Picks New Director

BLOOMINGTON, IL – A new leader will take the reins at the Bloomington Election Commission next month.

Suzanne Fahnestock has been picked as the organization’s Executive Director. She replaces Tim Mitchell who left the BEC in May of 2021.

Fahnestock most recently served as the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Manager in Winnebago County. In 2018 she served as the Executive Director of the DuPage County Election commission, successfully completing the 2018 Gubernatorial Election and the 2019 Consolidated Election.

She holds both an undergraduate and master’s degree in Political Science from Illinois State University.

Her first day at the BEC will be on November 4, 2021.